Free Training Programs

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    The number of free training programs and courses has increased dramatically, especially with the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

    The following links are to free, online training programs that provide free materials and associate means for you to learn from the materials and then to somehow verify your learning.

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    For-profit and Nonprofit Programs

    Nonprofit-Specific Programs

    Although the above-listed sites are labeled as “for-profit,” many of the guidelines apply to nonprofits as well — there is more in common between nonprofits and for-profits than is uncommon.

    Free Online Lesson Plans, Lecture Notes, etc.

    A recent trend is for educators to freely share their educational and training materials. In addition to using the materials to design and implement your own learnings about particular topics, you also can learn about systematically designing training in general, including the training’s outcomes, goals, learning objectives, training methods, results, and methods of evaluation.

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